Last week was one of my messiest moments in recent time. As I look back over everything that I went through, I still can't believe I came out unscathed. I received a message from K as I sat in the airport waiting for my last flight home: She asked me how the rest of my… Continue reading Beautiful Mess
This weekend something happened. Something that I may or may not have blown out of proportion given the situation. The details of this something could make up a whole other blog post, but the bottom line is that my Husband went through something a few years ago and there was some lying and covering up.… Continue reading Shame is Beating Me
One year ago today marks the beginning of my WordPress existence. I can't believe how quickly the time has passed! I can almost remember the exact feelings I had when I decided to start this blog... The feeling of needing a place to say what I was feeling openly and without judgement, a feeling of… Continue reading 1 Year of WordPress Blogging!
Women have described various physical reactions to shame, including stomach tightening, nausea, shaking, waves of heat in their faces and chests, wincing and twinges of smallness... ~Brene Brown I Thought it was Just Me... Early on in my shame journey I did a small exercise to try and figure out how I experience shame. In… Continue reading The Shame Project – Identifying Shame